Merce Cunningham

Merce Cunningham
1919 - 2009

Merce Cunningham  American Choreographer


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First Name Merce
Last Name Cunningham
Age 90 (age at death) years
Birthday 16th April, 1919
Birthplace Centralia, Washington
Died 26th July, 2009
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality American
Occupation Text Dancer, choreographer
Occupation Choreographer
Year(s) Active 1938–2009
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Mercier Philip "Merce" Cunningham (April 16, 1919 – July 26, 2009) was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of the American modern dance for more than 50 years. He is also notable for his frequent collaborations with artists of other disciplines, including musicians John Cage and David Tudor, artists Robert Rauschenberg and Bruce Nauman. Works that he produced with these artists had a profound impact on avant-garde art beyond the world of dance.

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Breath Made Visible: Anna Halprin2009HimselfMovie
Jack Mitchell: My Life Is Black and White2006HimselfMovie
La mandrágora1997Himself (2 episodes, 2009)TV Show
Robert Rauschenberg: Man at Work1997Himself - choreographerMovie
Jonas in the Desert1994HimselfMovie
Cage/Cunningham1991Himself (interview subject)Movie
American Masters1985Himself (3 episodes, 1989-2001)TV Show
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts1985Himself - HonoreeTV Movie
The South Bank Show1978Himself (1 episode, 1980)TV Show




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